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A number of teams, including Cuba, Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya, Venezuela, and Japan, won their matches in the afternoon to place themselves in a favorable position for Day 3.

The WBSC Baseball5 World Cup simply keeps on giving with the competition to become the first ever WBSC Baseball5 World Champion increasing in intensity with three tiebreaker and two extra innings games marking an outstanding second day of action at El Zocalo in Mexico City on Tuesday.

After an excellent morning session, the second day’s afternoon program kicked off with a win for World Title challenger Cuba over Lithuania. Cuba’s victory was a resounding one, and it was an easy one. The team from the Caribbean region now has a record of 2-0 after winning their first two matches by respective scores of 7-1 and 13-1.

Following that, Tunisia continued to capitalize on their already impressive tournament performance by pulling off an upset victory over Korea. The African squad became the tournament’s pleasant surprise after winning both of its matches, the first by a score of 3-0 and the second by a score of 4-1 respectively.


The African champions won the opening game 3-0 before winning the second game 5-1 to claim their first World Cup triumph

South Africa’s first victory was over Hong Kong.

After that, there are two close matches. First, Kenya won for the first time in history against France. The European champions won 5-4, but not without a fight as Kenya rallied from a 5-1 deficit with two runs in the fourth and another in the fifth before France got the vital out with runners on base for Kenya.

In contrast, Kenya quickly jumped out to a 4-0 lead after three innings in the second game before France battled back to tie it up at 4-3. Only Harry Kilivwa’s outstanding double play was able to put an end to France’s rally and force a tiebreak, which Kenya won 8-4.

Venezuela and Chinese Taipei squared up on Zócalo 2 as two top tournament contenders. The first match was won by Venezuela 2-0, but Taipei got revenge in the second 5-4, forcing a tie break that Venezuela ultimately won 5-3, possibly the finest match of the tournament thus far. began with a successful victory of 5-4, but not without a scare as Kenya battled back from a 5-1 deficit with two runs in the fourth inning and another in the fifth, before France made the vital out with Kenya runners on.

The hosts Mexico finished the day against Japan, another tournament contender, on center court, with the Asian superpower enjoying a pleasing win 4-3 in the first round and 5-1 in the second. Japan had defeated Lithuania under lights on the opening night.

With these outcomes, Cuba and Japan lead Group A with two victories each after two games, while Tunisia and Venezuela are in first place in Group B with an identical record.

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